Volume 81, Issue 7
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In This Issue
- The PPLC as our elected school board2
- CTU members honored at Coalition of Labor Union Women event2
- The promise of teacher rebellion3
- School cleanliness and climate4
- ‘Just’ a counselor?4
- ‘They beat us down’5
- In memory of Moey5
- Lessons from West Virginia: An open call to action6
- State education board: CPS has shortchanged special education7
- State bill allowing CTU to bargain over filthy schools and overcrowded classes one step closer to passage7
- From Puerto Rico to Argentina to Brazil: Latin American teachers fight back8
- Solidarity across borders9
- Using unfair labor practice complaints to beat the Board10
- The managed care takeover of public education11
- Student protests are the first step12
- Learning to play with tough texts12
- The Chicago Way: closing schools, increasing policing13
- Where are the Black and Brown teachers?13
- Delegates Not Present April 4, 201814
- In Memoriam14
- Filthy schools signal a deeper problem for CPS15
- The classroom teaches teachers how to teach15
- Quest Center Professional Learning16
Activating an effective Professional Personnel Leadership Committee will empower your school and CTU members.
Every member deserves decent work conditions, and every child deserves a healthy learning environment.
The contractual right to refuse case management is having a positive impact on CPS students and school communities.
Special education caseloads are exceeding recommended levels, putting social workers at a disadvantage and causing students to miss out on much-needed services.
West Virginia. University of Illinois. YMCA. Jersey City. Oklahoma. Kentucky. Arizona. Educators across the country are fighting back against austerity measures that hurt us all.
Bombshell findings back up charges that the district wrongly denied services and undermined parents and educators seeking help for students.
The latest wave of teacher strikes in Latin America has re-ignited the fire to defend and fight for a dignified salary.
We can and should be inspired by the militant unionism that is more prominent in the rest of the world.
Modest steps can lead to bigger outcomes when we find ways to take small actions together that build confidence.
Similarities between the managed care system of health care and the management of our schools means disinvestment in our students and school communities.
Teachers can help their students take the next ones.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater accepting applications for its popular professional development seminar’s 15th year.
Instead of policing and incarceration, we could try fully funding education.
Chicago’s students of color need teachers who look like them.
What is lost in Chicago Public Schools’ custodial privatization scheme?
Quest Center professional development draws on living, breathing experience in the classroom.